Dalhousie Medical School teaches scientific excellence and humanity in medicine, facilitates leading health research, influences social and health policy, and helps drive the regional economy. These schools do have that, and so I’d say that such coursework should be fine – which is also confirmed at NYU Abu Dhabi official website ! Medical schools with more research funding generally have more opportunities for students to engage in groundbreaking research.
It is easier for students in private Medical Schools to obtain a residency in a Private Hospital, especially when the university has its own hospital, as the university holds positions specifically for its graduates. International students are usually only eligible for the more selective private schools.
The most important criterion for admission is the Numerus clausus , the final GPA scored by the applicant on the Abitur (highest secondary school diploma). As far as I know, in order to fulfill the US med school requirements, pre-medical courses need to be taken at a US-approved college, with a US curriculum.
On the other hand, what is perhaps the most concerning part of education at the Caribbean schools is their clinical training – where they learn clinical medicine in the last two years of school. Yes, the % Internationals Matriculated column does include Canadians (only in case of schools in Canada, where Canadians are not considered to be international students, it doesn’t, of course).
During the final year of medical school, students complete part 1 of the Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination (MCCQE). Entry into these medical schools are highly competitive and it is usually based on successful completion of the Senior High School Examinations.